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Imagine you’re captain of a large ship. You’re sailing along, but you have a feeling something’s not right. You look at the horizon, check your charts and instruments, and discover – sure enough – you’re headed completely in the wrong direction.
Sometimes running a business is a little like that. Sometimes you find yourself off course, but there is almost never any one thing you can do to instantly fix things. Usually, it’s a series of smaller things that you need to work on to gradually bring the business around.
That’s the million-dollar question? Someone asks me that question almost every day.
Attracting new customers is a common problem, but it doesn’t have a simple, one-size-fits-all answer. Every business is unique and the best answer depends on quite a lot of details.
No matter what the specifics are for any given company, getting new customers and growing your business always starts in one place.
Your Marketing Plan
I know what kind of jobs I look for in landscape. What kind of job do you consider sexy?
Is it a five- or six-figure design and install job?
A huge job that keeps a crew busy for three months?
We’re going to look at three ways maintenance differs from design-and-install...
We're proud that Driven Landscapes has been featured twice in the early part of 2017 on the Total Landscape Care web site.
I’m always fascinated by the results of various surveys and reports about the landscaping industry. Even though I keep up with these things, I’m often surprised when I see some of the data.
I’ve been a fan of Lawn and Landscape’s State of the Industry reports, so I thought I’d dig in and share my thoughts about a few of the statistics they reported.
Some of the biggest challeneges landscape business owners deal with are related to finding and keeping good employees.
Here are three tips for building your team.
Driven Landscapes Opens New Location in Massachusetts
Driven Landscapes Franchising, a professional leader in the residential landscaping industry, announced they’ve awarded a new franchise territory to Ryan Debler and Sean Cleary of Walpole, Massachusetts.
Fall 2012: I’m up by 5:00 AM. On a job site before 7:30. Breakfast and lunch in the truck, between jobs. I continue digging leaves out of corners, crevices, and window wells until after dark. I think about heading home, but first I need to make several stops to quote jobs in the dark.
I finally get home, but I’m the owner so the workday isn’t done.
Fall 2016: Things are better now, thanks to a strong system and a strong team...